Level 2 Mathematics with Calculus

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course provides the opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of algebra and learn the basics of calculus. Students also learn about trigonometry, probability and complete a statistical investigation. Mathematics with Calculus  is designed for those students who may wish to pursue Mathematics or subjects that use Mathematics at a tertiary level.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Critical thinking- Be able to illustrate your mathematical thinking visually and to demonstrate mathematical curiosity by asking mathematical questions.
  • Develop your understanding of algebraic notation, expressions to solve contextual algebraic problems.
  • Reasons - be able to demonstrate a set of logical steps to their solution. 
  • Uses the sine and cosine rule, area of triangles, sectors and segments to solve problems involving non right angled triangles.
  • Solve problems. 
  • Use calculus to understand problems involving rates of change and gradient.

  • Investigates chance and data through probability models and a statistical investigation

Year Levels/Departments:

Mathematics, Seniors

Resources Required

2 x 1E5 exercise books.
A Casio Graphics FX9750 calculator is strongly recommended